Our Patrons

Karen Slatford

Serial Chairperson & Non Exec Director
Chair, The Foundry

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Karen is a seasoned technology professional having spent most of her career in sales and marketing.  She left Hewlett-Packard in 2001, where she headed up worldwide sales and marketing and began working with a number of early and growth stage businesses as a Non-executive Director or Chair. 

She has experience working with VC and growth investors as well as private equity firms.  She currently works with both a small number of listed businesses and some private companies and is an LP in several funds and technology businesses.